Tag: roman period

IAA to Excavate Judean Desert Caves in Search of Scrolls

05/26 | The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced a national plan to conduct comprehensive archaeological excavations in the Judean Desert caves to “rescue” all remaining Dead Sea Scroll fragments from looters.   Read more…

Posted in Dead Sea Scrolls.

Birdwatcher Spies Egyptian Scarab Seal at Dor

05/04 | Birdwatcher Alexander Ternopolsky spotted a rare Egyptian scarab seal at the archaeological site of Tel Dor on Israel’s Carmel Coast.   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Sepphoris Inscriptions Reference Rabbis

02/18 | A team of researchers have recently discovered three 1,700-year-old funerary inscriptions at Sepphoris in western Galilee. Two of the inscriptions refer to rabbis buried at Sepphoris.   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions, News.


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